The REU BEHAVE is a  Research Experiences for Undergraduates site funded by the National Science Foundation. The 10-week summer program is designed to provide an intensive, mentored research experience for undergraduates, especially those attending institutions with limited research opportunities. Participants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions. Applicants must be enrolled as an undergraduate in a two-year or four-year university. Program dates are June 1,2021 – August 6, 2021 and participants must attend the entire session.

Applications are now open and will close February 15, 2021.

What is in the application? Word Document: Click Here for all of the questions in one document to prepare. 


Applications are also accepted through The Leadership Alliance. Participation in the Leadership Alliance affords students additional opportunities, including an invitation to the Leadership Alliance National Symposium. The application for the Leadership Alliance Summer Research Early Identification Program is available online.

Students interested in the Hopkins REU BEHAVEare strongly encouraged to apply both directly here and through The Leadership Alliance.


Program Director: Dr. Kirsten Bohn